logo
g Text Version
Beauty & Self
Books & Music
Career
Computers
Education
Family
Food & Wine
Health & Fitness
Hobbies & Crafts
Home & Garden
Money
News & Politics
Relationships
Religion & Spirituality
Sports
Travel & Culture
TV & Movies

dailyclick
Bored? Games!
Nutrition
Postcards
Take a Quiz
Rate My Photo

new
Folklore and Mythology
Baptist
Florida
Cosmetics
Distance Learning
Reading
Crochet


dailyclick
All times in EST

Full Schedule
g
g Suspense / Thriller Books Site

BellaOnline's Suspense / Thriller Books Editor

g

Gone Black Book Review


””



Title: Gone Black
Author: Linda Ladd
Published: 2016, Lyrical Underground
No. of Pages: 298
Cover Price: $15.00 Paperback, $5.99 Kindle



In the second book of the Clair Morgan Investigation series, Gone Black, Claire Morgan is finally tying the knot with Nicholas Black, but since he’s captured by three sadistic, evil killers who blame him for the death of their wife and mother, Black doesn’t make it to the wedding. Claire has no choice but to meet the killers and let them take her to Black, since they will kill Black outright if she doesn’t. The killers are arms dealers who specialize in explosives and torture, and they are using their skills on both Black and Morgan. Black’s friends from his Navy SEAL days are willing to help, and they all travel to France to rescue their colleague.

The drama starts with the epilogue and continues throughout. Both Claire and Black are in danger the entire time, and are being tortured while their friends try to find a way for them to escape. Claire is gutsy, stands up for herself throughout, and, even though everyone knows who the perpetrators are and how vicious and cruel they are, there is no letting up and the suspense is palpable. There is a fair amount of violence in this book, and the scenarios are more of the “comic book superhero” variety where they aren’t particularly viable, but interesting and exciting all the same.

Ladd has done a good job of making the characters real, albeit a bit superhuman. The writing is good, and she is an excellent storyteller. The book is intense, and a page turner. This is definitely a series that will be popular with those who like action from start to finish.

Special thanks to NetGalley for supplying an advanced review copy of this novel.

This book may be purchased at Amazon:
Gone Black (Claire Morgan Investigations Book 2), Paperback
Gone Black (Claire Morgan Investigations Book 2), Kindle

Add Gone+Black+Book+Review to Twitter Add Gone+Black+Book+Review to Facebook Add Gone+Black+Book+Review to MySpace Add Gone+Black+Book+Review to Del.icio.us Digg Gone+Black+Book+Review Add Gone+Black+Book+Review to Yahoo My Web Add Gone+Black+Book+Review to Google Bookmarks Add Gone+Black+Book+Review to Stumbleupon Add Gone+Black+Book+Review to Reddit




RSS | Related Articles | Editor's Picks Articles | Top Ten Articles | Previous Features | Site Map


For FREE email updates, subscribe to the Suspense / Thriller Books Newsletter


Past Issues


print
Printer Friendly
bookmark
Bookmark
tell friend
Tell a Friend
forum
Forum
email
Email Editor


Content copyright © 2015 by Karen Hancock. All rights reserved.
This content was written by Karen Hancock. If you wish to use this content in any manner, you need written permission. Contact Karen Hancock for details.

g


g features
Murder under the Covered Bridge Book Review

Salem's Cipher Book Review

The Switch Book Review

Archives | Site Map

forum
Forum
email
Contact

Past Issues
memberscenter


vote
Poetry
Daily
Weekly
Monthly
Less than Monthly



BellaOnline on Facebook
g


| About BellaOnline | Privacy Policy | Advertising | Become an Editor |
Website copyright © 2016 Minerva WebWorks LLC. All rights reserved.


BellaOnline Editor